LA 44 CLOSURE UPDATE

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

LA 44 WILL BE CLOSED AT A LOCATION 2 MILES NORTH OF LA 3214 (OR 4 MILES SOUTH OF LA 70) ON FRIDAY, JULY 6TH AND SATURDAY JULY 7TH FROM 8 A.M. TO 4 P.M. EACH DAY.  THIS IS DUE TO THE INSTALLATION OF A BRIDGE OVER THE ROADWAY THAT WILL REMAIN FOR SEVERAL MONTHS.  AS A RESULT OF THIS INSTALLATION THERE WILL BE A VERTICAL CLEARANCE RESTRICTION OF 15’ – 3” ONCE THE BRIDGE IS INSTALLED.  THE DETOUR ROUTE FOR THIS CLOSURE WILL BE LA 70 TO LA 3125 TO LA 3214 FROM THE NORTH AND THE OPPOSITE WHEN APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTH.  THE ROAD WILL BE OPEN TO LOCAL TRAFFIC HOWEVER TRAFFIC WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CROSS THE WORK SITE DURING THIS TIME.  THE SUPERINTENDENT ON THE SITE WILL BE MICHAEL COOK OF MAMMOET AT 281-914-2139.  THE CLOSURE EXTENSION WAS DUE TO THE POOR WEATHER.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE POSTED SIGNS AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.